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Visit the Quarter 2 OMS Art Show!

Every quarter, Ottoson puts on an art show to display the work of student artists. This year, the Insider will be hosting these events on our website for your viewing pleasure. In art class this year, students worked on curiosity portraits and banner projects. Thanks to Ms. Ford and Ms. McKenna from the Art Department for putting this quarter’s showcase together! View past art shows under “Ottoson Art Shows” in the Arts and Entertainment section.

 

Visit the art show here.

 

Visit the full art show library here.

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren fielded questions during a virtual town hall over break.
Senator Warren Fields Questions From Constituents on Covid-19, Race, Climate Change, and Other Issues in Virtual Town Hall
Samantha R. February 27, 2021

This past week, while Massachusetts public schools were on February break, the Senate was also in recess. Senators around the country took the time to connect with and listen to the concerns of people...

Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Are Not Just Children’s TV Shows
Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Are Not Just Children’s TV Shows
Kaytaki P. , Arts and Entertainment editor • February 24, 2021

*This article contains spoilers for Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra* Since the 1950s, TV shows have been popular in society. They’re fun, often inconsequential, and a great way...

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Katelynn B
Katelynn B
Journalist

Katelynn B is a journalist for the Ottoson Insider. She takes dance classes 5 days a week, and when she is not doing that she enjoys reading on rainy days, long walks in nature with her dogs, listening to music, baking, and spending time with friends...

Alice Z.
Alice Z.
Layout and Design, Cartoonist

Alice Z. is a cartoonist and part of the L&D team for the Ottoson Insider. She enjoys writing and drawing, and can often be found in her room reading a good book, listening to music, or typing up a story. 

Ana G-S’s winning banner sheds light on the prejudice that many Indigenous women experience
Youth Banner Contest Winners Announced, Banners to Be Hung on Mass Ave in the Spring
Sophie S., News Editor • February 22, 2021

In December 2020, Arlington students grades 6-12 worked on art projects based on the theme “Protest: Lifting Voices.” Students entered their...

Ten Productivity Tips for Remote Working
Ten Productivity Tips for Remote Working
Kajal J February 12, 2021

Working from home can be very difficult. There are more distractions, you are not in your usual work environment, and it can be hard to set standards...

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